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The UC system is a global leader in new rankings

All 10 University of California campuses stand among the top 4% of universities in the world!

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Regents endorse California public education bill

A pending bill would place a $15.5B general obligation bond on the state ballot in 2024 to provide capital support for public education, from preschool to college.

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Major wind power project will boost clean energy use

The expected electricity generation from is equivalent to the annual electricity consumption of UC Santa Cruz, UC Santa Barbara, UC Riverside and UC Merced combined.

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UC graduate programs and schools among nation’s best in U.S. News rankings

UC’s 10 campuses earned stellar rankings across six disciplines this year, featuring some of the country’s best programs and most highly-regarded schools. 

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UC statement on student employment opportunities

The university is committed to ensuring that all students, regardless of their immigration status, can pursue and attain a world-class UC education.

UCLA medical student Brandon Tsai, winner of this year’s UC Grad Slam, holds “The Slammy” trophy and his winning check for $7,000.

Grad Slam delivers cutting-edge research

UCLA graduate student Brandon Tsai won the UC Grad Slam with his talk on how a new design for COVID-19 vaccines could target nearly every variant.

Dr. Deena Shin McRae selected as associate vice president for Academic Health Sciences

The selection of Dr. McRae came after a competitive, national search process.

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UC statement on Gov. Newsom’s 2023-24 revised budget proposal

President Drake is grateful that Gov. Newsom’s revised budget proposal maintains critical funding for the University of California.

Reminder: Register for a Global Accessibility Awareness Day event

Everyone must work toward making our digital products more accessible as an important part of our equity and inclusion core values.

Researchers compete: Watch Grad Slam on Friday!

10 UC graduate students will vie to captivate the audience with their research in three minutes or less.